Learn more about the Small-eared zorro – with amazing Small-eared zorro photos and facts on Arkive. In book: Canids: Species status and conservation. Action Plan, Edition: , Chapter: 3 – The short eared dog (Atelocynus microtis), Publisher. Primer registro de un cánido (Atelocynus microtis) depredando a un caecilian amphibian. Article (PDF Available) · December with

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Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference 3rd ed. Large family listed below.

Leite Pitman and Williams, Range lifespan Status: It is probably commoner, however, for domestic and feral dogs to transmit diseases to the short-eared dog.

Natural History, Ecology, and Conservation. Ailurus Red panda A. Kicrotis have been found with 2 or 3 pups in dens in hollow logs or paca burrows. Western mountain coati N.

Family Canidae includes dogs. Possibly because of their propensity to use water sources, small-eared dogs have a partial interdigital membrane. Its movements are more graceful than those of most dogs, being more cat-like than canine 4. Referring atelocyhus something living or located adjacent to a waterbody usually, but not always, a river or stream.

Hose’s palm civet Atellocynus. Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities.

Views Read Edit View history. Berta, ; Leite Pitman and Williams, ; Macdonald, Small-eared dogs may be active at any time of the day or night.


Much of what is known about A. Leite Atellcynus and Williams, General reproductive behavior has not been formally studied in A. Short-eared dogs are occasionally hunted for meat, although not for fur. Multiple sightings of small-eared dogs in and around rivers, coupled with their partial interdigital membrane, have led to the belief that they are at least partially aquatic. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Small-eared zorro conservation Although the small-eared zorro is protected on paper in most countries in microfis it occurs, this has not yet been backed up by specific conservation actions, although its presence was a major factor for conservation efforts in Alto Purus National Park, Peru 7 and in the Jamari National Forest, western Brazil 8.

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The short-eared dog has a distinctive fox-like muzzle and bushy tail. Atelocynus microtis Sclater There is ongoing research being conducted on short-eared dogs in Peru. Small family listed below. General reproductive behavior has not been formally studied in A. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Geographic Range Atelocynus microtis is native to the northern part of South America atelocynks has been found in the Amazon basin regions of Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.

Small-eared dogs are hosts to various viruses. Connect with us Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Johns Hopkins University Press.

Atelocynus microtis is a mid-sized canid with a large, fox-like head, short ears that are rounded at the tips, relatively short legs, and a long, bushy tail. Retrieved 25 December These instances, however, are rare.

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There is very little data on communication in small-eared dogs. However, like all mammals, females invest substantially in gestation and lactation and young have been observed with females, suggesting some period of dependency.

This odor did not seem to be present in the female. Small-eared zorro Atelocynus microtis.

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Ethiopian dwarf mongoose H. Short-eared dogs are not listed on any CITES appendix, but they are listed as an endangered species and protected by law in Brazil, and are atelcynus on a preliminary list of endangered species in Colombia. American bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus. Females of this species are about one-third larger than males. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Yellow-billed pintail Anas georgica.

Small-eared zorro fact file Description Biology Microtia Habitat Status Threats Conservation Find out more Glossary References Print factsheet Small-eared zorro description Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Mammalia Order Carnivora Family Canidae Genus Atelocynus 1 A little known and notoriously elusive wild dog from South America 3the enigmatic small-eared zorro Atelocynus microtis owes its common name to its fox-like appearance zorro is Spanish for foxas it has a long, slender muzzle, a dark, bushy atelocyuns and short, rounded ears 4 5.

American black bear U. Synapomorphy of the Bilateria.

They are hosts to the cestode Diphyllobothrium latumwhich requires a fish intermediate host.